We believe in quality, not quantity.

  • Noirvember

    9 items

    A collection of the best in noir — femme fatales, smoking guns, and light through the blinds. Includes films by Orson Welles, André de Toth, Ida Lupino, and Alain Robbe-Grillet, with two detective films starring the great Jean Gabin to boot.

  • The Jess Franco Collection

    6 items

    Channeling his deepest libidinal desires and darkest fears into films, with no apparent concern for narrative convention or the boundaries of mainstream taste, Jess Franco is a cinematic iconoclast. Six films by Franco, including the long-lost Nightmares Come at Night, are streaming during the mo...

  • The Jean Rollin Collection

    6 items

    As French censorship constraints began to ease in the late 1960's and early 1970's, visionary filmmaker Jean Rollin created a series of mesmerizing thrillers that injected the Gothic vampire film with a more contemporary strain of eroticism. Cycling between visual poetry and lurid violence, thes...

  • A Conversation with Mathieu Amalric

    The legendary actor and director — most recently behind HOLD ME TIGHT — discusses his life in film: cinephilia, blindspots, and the gap (or unity) between creating and loving art.

  • Contemporary Horror

    5 items

    Five contemporary films cannily explore and exploit conventions of the horror genre.

  • Filmatique at NYFF

    20 items

    The New York Film Festival has long been a paragon of the year in cinema, curating premier selections from Berlin, Rotterdam, Cannes, Locarno, and Venice into a package that leaves little room for trifles or flukes. Filmatique, accordingly, hosts many titles from NYFFs past, and as Lincoln Center...

  • Mathieu Amalric Presents...

    6 items

    When we asked Mathieu Amalric, director of Hold Me Tight, to provide a list of his favorite films on our service, he turned it around.

    As he told us:
    Ahhh Filmatique.
    Extraordinary platform, bravo!
    So many things I didn’t know about or always wanted to see and never did, that it gave me an idea....

  • Joanna Hogg

    3 items

    The first three features by THE SOUVENIR director Joanna Hogg.

  • Steve Erickson Presents...

    9 items

    A selection of curated films from the author of SHADOWBAHN, ZEROVILLE, and AMERICAN STUTTER.

    METROPOLIS (1927): Providing a blueprint for black reichs & blade runners alike over the years, director Fritz Lang’s Olympian vision of proles in rebellion against the bosses in a dehumanized future loo...

  • Les Vampires

    10 items

    Louis Feuillade • France • 1915

    The undisputed master of the espionage serial, Louis Feuillade crafted films with labyrinthine plots and unforgettable characters, influencing multiple generations of filmmakers. Comprised of ten episodes, and clocking in at nearly seven hours in duration, Les Va...

  • Fantômas

    5 items

    Louis Feuillade • France • 1914

    Based on the phenomenally popular French pulp novellas, Louis Feuillade's outrageous, ambitious Fantômas series became the gold standard of espionage serials in pre-WWI Europe, and laid the foundation for such immortal works as Feuillade's own Les Vampires and Fri...

  • Jean-Luc Godard

    3 items

    Two boundary-destroying late works by Jean-Luc Godard and a documentary on his influence.

  • The Sacrifice



    Andrei Tarkovsky • Sweden • 1986 • Tarkovsky's haunting final masterpiece.

    NEW 4K RESTORATION! Famed Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky's final masterpiece, The Sacrifice is a haunting vision of a world threatened with nuclear annihilation that inspired Andrew Sarris (The Village ...

  • Eight By Fritz Lang

    8 items

    Fritz Lang's prolific career took him from Germany to Hollywood, spanning the silent era through the 1960s. Acclaimed as one of the greatest directors of the German Expressionist style, Lang is best known for his epic silent films in a variety of genres, including crime thrillers, fantasy, and sc...

  • Iranian Cinema

    8 items

    Filmatique’s Iranian Cinema series spotlights the works of filmmakers working in the Islamic Republic alongside those belonging to the Iranian diaspora, including several who have been officially banned from the production of motion pictures.

    Screening works from Jafar Panahi, Mohammad Rasoulo...

  • NYT Critic's Picks

    75 items

    Picks by New York Times film critics.

  • Exclusive to Filmatique

    21 items

    At Filmatique we believe in curation over content and quality over quantity. In the endless stream of contemporary cinema, even masters are hard to find.

    We were, frankly, amazed at how many of our films — by Jean-Luc Godard, Fritz Lang, Alain Resnais, Ken Jacobs, Miguel Gomes, Abel Ferrara, Der...

  • Ricky D’Ambrose Presents…

    17 items

    A curated capsule of films selected by award-winning American filmmaker Ricky D’Ambrose (The Cathedral).

    "A few films have affected me at different times in my life, and that continue to have things to teach—and pleasures to give."

    THE CATHEDRAL streams exclusively on MUBI from Fri Sep 9. Clic...

  • Gabriel Mascaro (Neon Bull) Presents...

    6 items

    The director of Neon Bull shares two ways of looking at Filmatique's library.

    If cinema is about movement, is cinema capable of producing its own movement? These three movies each deal in their own way with the unique capacity of ci...

  • New Asian Voices

    15 items

    This collection examines the shifting boundaries of family, identity, gender, and power through the eyes of some of contemporary Asian cinema's most innovative auteurs.

  • Cinema Italiano!

    16 items

    Filmatique presents Cinema Italiano!, a collection of films from some of the most exciting directors working in Italian cinema. Featuring works from celebrated auteurs alongside first and second films from new directors, Filmatique's Cinema Italiano! collection offers a diverse panorama of conte...

  • Visionaries

    6 seasons

    Filmatique’s Visionaries features works by groundbreaking filmmakers such as Miklós Jancsó, István Szabó, Ken Jacobs, Deborah Shaffer, Jonas Mekas, and Derek Jarman.

  • Saul Williams & Anisia Uzeyman Present...

    11 items

    A curated capsule of films, selected by Saul Williams and Anisia Uzeyman, the collaborative team behind Afrofuturist marvel Neptune Frost.

    “We chose SWEET BEAN, for the delicate ways Naomi’s story waves personal resilience and trauma into a quest for human connection;


  • Michael Almereyda Presents...

    29 items

    A selection curated by award-winning American filmmaker Michael Almereyda (Tesla, Hamlet).

    "On a different day, I might cavalierly draw up a list naming only films made by Derek Jarman, Jonas Mekas, and Ken Jacobs, three venerable risk-takers who happen to be well-represented on the Filmatique s...